Climate Change at Davos – How Markets Are Pushing Businesses and Governments Toward a Sustainable Future

In Davos leaders agreed on the dramatic impact of climate change and its effect on the world economy. But besides the clash between Greta Thunberg and President Trump, to which many media dedicated their coverage, there was a more interesting fault line that became obvious. The public awareness and pressure on business leaders and government...

What Do Chicago, Boise, Salt Lake City, and Phoenix Have in Common with Germany?

From October 2018 until November 2019 the German government sponsored “Deutschlandjahr USA – The Year of German-American Friendship”, working together with the Association of German Industries and other partners, such as the American Council on Germany, to organize various initiatives, presentations, and events under the motto “WunderbarTogether” with the aim to strengthen the transatlantic partnership...

Closing The Innovation Funding Gap

While we figure out how to increase German capital investment into venture, which policy changes would help to improve access of German startups to American venture capital regarding early-growth capital access, especially in ‘Made-in-Germany’ deep tech topics? Between 2015 and 2018 US investment into German venture capital-backed companies totaled USD 3.7 billion. During the same...
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